The Tallgrass Prairie: Grocery Store, Apothecary, and Love Shop

Date: Monday, May 13th, 2019 Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Location: Mennonite Church of Normal (map and directions)

Native Americans and early settlers saw the prairie as their home – a place that supplied everything from groceries to textiles to medicine to love charms.  Join prairie steward, Cindy Crosby, for interactive stories of prairie ethnobotany – how people have used prairie plants throughout history – and the potential resources our prairie plants may hold for the future.

Cindy Crosby, will be bringing 4 books for sale, her two most recent on the prairie and two others (now out of print) on prayer and meditation.  

Tallgrass Conversations: In Search of the Prairie Spirit (with co-author Thomas Dean, Ice Cube Press, April 2019) $24.95 hard cover.

The Tallgrass Prairie: An Introduction (Northwestern University Press). $19.95 hard cover

Waiting for Morning:Hearing God’s Voice in the Darkness  $10

By Willoway Brook: Exploring the Landscape of Prayer  $10

Presenter Bio:

Cindy Crosby is the author, compiler, or contributor to more than 20 books, including “Tallgrass Prairie Converstaions: In Search of the Prairie Spirit” (with Thomas Dean, 2017).  Learn more about Cindy at

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